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Wednesday, May 16, 2007

City talk

News-Argus/Greg Sousa Goldsboro Mayor Al King talks with retired Col. Ralph Heidenreich about his concerns regarding the noise levels on his block Tuesday at the first of four neighborhood meetings to be held this year. For more information see...

County budget concerns could affect salaries

With Wayne County Manager Lee Smith hoping to have a budget out by the end of the month, some department heads are beginning to worry about the future of their employees' salaries. Among them is Wayne County Sheriff Carey Winders,...

Residents share thoughts about needs in their neighborhoods

Ralph Heidenreich just wants some peace and quiet. "I'm awakened at night," he said. "These kids with their boomboxes going. They vibrate up into our houses. We need to do something about enforcement." Noise was one of a handful of...

Wayne is ready to Relay on Friday

Wayne County residents are once again putting on their walking shoes to fight cancer. The 18th annual Relay for Life will kick off Friday with entertainment and an opening ceremony. The event concludes Saturday. For the third year, the Relay...

Fremont officials not expected to raise taxes or fees

No new taxes in Fremont -- at least for now. The Fremont Board of Aldermen got its first opportunity to see the town's preliminary budget Tuesday night. But the balanced budget, which does not call for any tax, fee or...

O'Berry will enlist help of center's retirees for Ambassador program

Ada Melvin began working at O'Berry Center in the 1950s, witnessing many changes until her retirement in 1990. But nothing prepared her for what she found when she returned recently. "A personal and individual bedroom? A kitchen, organized like that....

Theater festival starts Thursday

WILSON -- Southern plays, food and culture will be the highlights of the 2007 Theater of the American South Festival that starts Thursday in Wilson and runs through June 3. Featured at this year's festival will be Wayne County native...

Public record

Investigation On Tuesday, Goldsboro police received a report from a local pawn shop that seven Texas Instrument calculators that had been stolen from Dillard Middle School were being pawned. They were valued at $120 each....